May 26, 2021

Smart Water Technologies & Advancements | WWD Weekly Digest

Smart Water Technologies & Advancements | WWD Weekly Digest

Smart water has become a ubiquitous term in the industry ranging from data-centric leak detection services and analytics platforms to machine learning, artificial intelligence and scada automation. But what’s available right now and how can utilities take advantage of low hanging fruit? Dave Johnston, Mueller director of smart water infrastructure, discusses the current trends in smart water technology, how Mueller is adapting to the market, and what’s in store for the future. Learn about smart metering, leak detection technology, machine learning and more in this interview.

  • Intro: (0:00)
  • How has smart water changed and evolved over time?: (0:35)
  • What does it mean to be a digital water utility?: (1:45)
  • What’s a good way for a utility to make the first step on a digital future?: (3:40)
  • Interconnectivity between smart devices and how a utility benefits: (4:57)
  • Machine learning, data analysis & the future of insights: (7:17)
  • ML efficacy and how it makes decisions easier for utilities to make: (8:48)
  • Internal lessons and external feedback on smart water systems: (10:05)
  • Garbage in, garbage out: (12:18)
  • Where is Mueller taking smart water?: (12:53)

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Mueller Water Products


1200 Abernathy Road, NE, Suite 1200

Atlanta, GA 30328

United States

Phone: 770.206.4200